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“cosmopolitan atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
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Gay Village
Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
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Ranked #64 of 317 things to do in Manchester
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Owner description: Centered around the Canal street area in Manchester is a thriving gay scene, which offers a plethora of bars, clubs, restaurants and other nighttime venues for gays and straights alike.
noth west england
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“cosmopolitan atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

fun, packed and vibrant. people spilling out onto streets, good humour and friendly.lots of bars and clubs .both gay and straight people happy and smiling. go to scandles bar for very funny entertainment

Visited October 2013
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“Really nice.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I went there by myself and had a great time. Met so many nice/crazy people!
Also, prices there are not bad at all! I would definitely come back!

Visited November 2012
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“Buzzzing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

A great place for a night out good fun and lots of interesting friendly people both straight and gay

Visited October 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Colourful but not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Much is said about the Gay centre of Manchester and a lot of what is said is true. However it is does not support its dynamic and exciting image. The mix of gay and straight is relaxed, and colourful, but nothing to get mad about.
Weekend is the best time to visit as the place comes alive around 8:30 till very late but compared to Enidhoven (Holland) Dusseldorf (Germany) and Edinburgh it lacks the energy. In truth its not my thing I only visit the place to eat at some decent restaruants. But if you want to give it a try then I am sure you will find something to your particular taste.

Visited October 2013
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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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“Gay pride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

If you ever want a fantastic day out go to the Pride of Manchester festival, entertainment in abundance, including a long procession of floats travelling through the city,each one with thier own flamboyant decor, dancers and music.
Bars are full of people purely there for enjoyment, no hassle.
Live bands appear on stage in the evening (outdoors)
Lots of stalls (not for the kids eyes).
will be there again next year but will book tickets on line prior to the August bank holiday as it is cheaper that way.

Visited August 2013
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